WASCAL IS HIRING: A POST-DOCTORAL SCIENTIST (SOCIAL LEARNING AND IMPLEMENTATION FACILITATOR)

WASCAL (West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use) is a research and education-focused institution designed to provide knowledge and services to help tackle climate change challenges and enhance the resilience of human and environmental systems. It does so by strengthening the research capacity and infrastructure in West Africa related to Continue Reading

CALL FOR TENDERS FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE AT WASCAL’S HEADQUARTERS IN ACCRA, GHANA

Introduction The West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) is a West African regional institution dedicated to improving scientific and applied knowledge to combat climate change and build effective resilience of West African population. WASCAL comprises 11 ECOWAS countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Continue Reading

AVIS A MANIFESTATION D’INTERET POUR LA CONCEPTION ET REALISATION D’INFRASTRUCTURES ENERGETIQUES AU SIEGE DE WASCAL A ACCRA, GHANA

Introduction Le Centre Ouest Africain de Service Scientifique pour le Changement Climatique et l’Utilisation Adaptée des Terres (WASCAL) est une institution régionale ouest africaine dont la mission principale est d’améliorer les connaissances scientifiques et pratiques pour combattre le changement climatique et bâtir un système de résilience efficace des populations ouest africaines. WASCAL regroupe 11 pays Continue Reading

WASCAL TO MAKE A CASE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AT COP 27

As part of its efforts to contribute to increasing the resilience of human and environmental systems to climate change, and to reduce vulnerability, WASCAL will be engaging global actors in the use of novelty technologies such as  Artificial Intelligence(AI) which is perceived as a tool designed for the adoption and promotion of the delivery of Continue Reading

ABUJA: WASCAL SHOWCASES GREEN HYDROGEN COMMITMENT AT ECOWAS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FORUM

WASCAL and delegates from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) have participated in this years’ ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum (ESEF), which took place in Abuja, Nigeria, under the patronage of His Excellency the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari. The two-day Forum was rich in experience and knowledge sharing, Continue Reading

WASCAL IS COMMITTED TO BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS TO FIGHT THE DANGERS OF PESTICIDES ON CLIMATE CHANGE

The Executive Director of WASCAL, Dr. Moumini Savadogo, has reiterated the organization’s commitment to tackling the issue of the challenges pesticides pose to the campaign against climate change in West Africa, as a result of emitting greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide. Dr. Savadogo outlined WASCAL’s commitment over the past decade Continue Reading

INNOVATION SYSTEMS AND AGRI-BASED DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR IMPROVED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY IN BURKINA FASO

Pests and diseases (especially in maize, onion, and tomatoes) constitute a major problem to the agricultural sector in Burkina Faso (and the rest of West Africa) and threaten food security in the country. To contribute to solving the problem of pests and diseases in Burkina Faso, WASCAL, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Continue Reading

COP15, ABIDJAN: WASCAL CALLS FOR ROBUST SYNERGY TO FIND ALTERNATIVE SOLUTION TO LAND DEGRADATIONIN WEST AFRICA

One of the key highlights at the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNFCCD) Abidjan Cop15 side event by Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) and partners on “Shaping enabling conditions for sustainable interventions for drought resilience” was the issue of creating a robust synergy amongst stakeholders in the quest to find alternative solution Continue Reading

10 YEARS OF BUILDING A CLIMATE CHANGE CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE: WASCAL CELEBRATES ACHIEVEMENTS IN LOME

WASCAL has celebrated ten years of combating Climate Change, improving livelihoods, and promoting clean and sustainable renewable energy in West Africa. The celebrations of WASCAL A DECADE was held on 27th of May in Lomé. It was an opportunity for WASCAL to highlight progress made so far, including ongoing activities and the challenges for the Continue Reading

WASCAL IN RETROSPECT: CELEBRATING 10 YEARS; TAKING STOCK OF THE PAST, THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE

WASCAL has successfully ended a two- day working meeting in Lomé, Togo, guided by the purposes and terms of references set out to review the past 10 years of the institution’s operations, while forecasting reforms that will go a long a way to ensure a more sustainable and stabilized institution; identify the challenges it has Continue Reading

NEWLY NOMINATED WASCAL SCIENTIFC ADVISORY COMMITTEE HOLD FIRST MEETING IN OUAGADOUGOU

Newly appointed Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of WASCAL has held its first meeting at the Competence Centre, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The objective of the meeting was to present the new orientation strategy of the new SAC, take stock of the on-going WASCAL Research Action Plan (WRAP 2.0) projects and the Graduate School Programme. The Continue Reading